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Volunteering for young people

Volunteering is a great opportunity to make a difference while adding something great to your CV. 

It doesn't matter whether you've got one hour or six months – we have something for you. 

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Take action in your area

Are you aged between 15 and 25? Become an Inspired Action volunteer and make a difference in your local community.

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Volunteer internships

Are you hoping to work in the charity sector? An internship can develop your professional skills, boost your CV and make a real difference to our work.

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International youth volunteering

If you’re aged between 18 and 30, you can volunteer in Europe for eight to 12 months with our international youth volunteering programme.

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Hundred 2 Hundreds

Do you have a big fundraising idea? We could give you £100 to make your idea a reality.

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Work experience for young people

A one-week work experience placement could help you gain skills and experience that will prepare you for the working world.

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Why volunteer with us?

You’re young. You’re busy. You’ve got a hundred other commitments. So why spend your precious free time volunteering with the Red Cross?

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